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electrophoresis

noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of ELECTROPHORESIS

:  the movement of suspended particles through a medium (as paper or gel) under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension
elec·tro·pho·rese \-ˈrēs, -ˈrēz\ transitive verb
elec·tro·pho·ret·ic \-ˈre-tik\ adjective
elec·tro·pho·ret·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Origin of ELECTROPHORESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1911
Medical Dictionary

electrophoresis

noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\
plural elec·tro·pho·re·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ELECTROPHORESIS

:  the movement of suspended particles through a fluid or gel under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension—called also cataphoresis
elec·tro·pho·ret·ic \-ˈret-ik\ adjective
elec·tro·pho·ret·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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